Guide to the William Badger Muster Roll, Company D, of the Fourth Infantry
Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, April 30, 1863
Collection number: MS 7
About William Badger
William Badger (1823/1826-1897) was born in Gilmanton, NH, son of William Badger
and Hannah Pearson (Cogswell) Badger. He mustered in Company D, of the Fourth
Infantry Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers on Sept. 18, 1861 as a captain. He was
dismissed from service, but later exonerated and commissioned as a colonel of the
regiment. However, there not being enough men he could not be mustered in. He later
served in the regular army as a captain in the 10th Regiment of the New Hampshire Militia, and then with the 6th United States Infantry.
Badger is buried in the family plot in the Smith Meeting House Cemetery, Gilmanton,
under an impressive
About the William Badger Muster Roll
Muster roll, taken at Folly Island, South Carolina, covering the period from February
28, 1863 to April 30, 1863.
This collection is open.
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William Badger Muster Roll, April 30, 1863, MS 7, Milne Special Collections and
Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, Sept. 8, 1980 (Accession number: 047)